The Fishtown Beer Runners® combine responsible running and consumption in the interest of science. We gather once a week to run three to five miles, and conclude each run at a pub for a beer or two.
BEER RUNNERS FILM

BEER RUNNERS FILM

Filmmaker Justin Wirtalla has released BEER RUNNERS online for rent or download! The film has been to 3 festivals, had 4 nominations, and won 1 award. It’s been receiving high praise from runners and non-runners alike. Please spread the word and let us know if your running group, bar, or...
"America's Coolest Running Club" - Chris McDougall, author of Born To Run

“America’s Coolest Running Club” – Chris McDougall, author of Born To Run

Award winning author and barefooted running rock-star, Christopher McDougall, published some very kind words about FBR on his blog. In a piece about FBR’s role in the running of the Hammer of Glory during Philly Beer Week, Chris wrote, “I’ve run and beered with the Beer Runners, and apart from...
What is Beer Running

What is Beer Running

The Fishtown Beer Runners® combine responsible running with responsible drinking in the interest of science. We gather once a week to run three to five miles, and conclude each run at a pub for a beer or two.
The Mission

The Mission

The primary mission is to test the results of a scientific research study conducted by Manuel J Castillo-Garzon, MD, Professor of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, at the University of Granada. The study said that beer and water have similar rehydration effects under the conditions of his study which compared...
Time and Location

Time and Location

Runs are Thursdays @ 7:00 PM sharp. Start location is 2346 E. Susquehanna Avenue in beautiful Fishtown. Click here for upcoming run destinations
To The Professor

To The Professor

Catholics have patron saints, sports teams and schools have mascots, and The Fishtown Beer Runners have The Professor. You will all be happy to know that FBR’s “patriarch” is a very cool, leather jacket wearing, motorcycle riding, generous, kind and humble man. The professor is Dr. Manuel Castillo-Garzon of the...
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May 03, 2018 - Original 13 Ciderwowrks

May 03, 2018 – Original 13 Ciderwowrks

  We run to Original 13 Ciderworks for the first time! Don’t worry folks they have beer too! The draught special is $3 pints of Yard’s Philadelphia Pale Ale Original 13 Ciderworks is 0.45 miles, http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2037016213 from the Fishtown Beer Runners’ start location at Palmer Park at Frankford Ave & East Palmer, http://fishtownbeerrunners.com/when-and-where/ If you want to run...
May 10, 2018 - Goose Island - 2nd Annual Citywide Recovery Beer Run

May 10, 2018 – Goose Island – 2nd Annual Citywide Recovery Beer Run

  Join us for the Second Annual Citywide Recovery Run for ANY AND ALL runners in or around the city. Thursday, May 10th for an all-Philly running event that celebrates the end of the Broad Street season and brings together the entire community for a few miles and beers followed by a block party at...
May 17, 2018- City Tap House

May 17, 2018- City Tap House

May 24, 2018 -  Love City Brewing

May 24, 2018 – Love City Brewing

May 31, 2018 - Urban Village

May 31, 2018 – Urban Village

ZAPPOS' Take On FBR

ZAPPOS’ Take On FBR

  Fishtown Beer Runners By: Jenny Willden It’s 7 p.m. on a Thursday evening in Philadelphia’s thriving Fishtown neighborhood and the Frankford Avenue thoroughfare is buzzing with diners and drinkers. But that’s not where the real action is. A crowd is gathered in the nearby community greenspace of Palmer Park. Having tightened their shoelaces and made...
April 05, 2018 - Porta Philadelphia

April 05, 2018 – Porta Philadelphia

We make our first visit to Porta Philadelphia!  Beer specials are $4 Bud, Bud Light, Miller Lite and Coors Light Bottles! Porta is 3.13 miles, from the Fishtown Beer Runners’ start location at Palmer Park located at Frankford Ave & East Palmer, If you want to run longer this route is 6.41 miles from the Fishtown start location. Can’t make it to Fishtown,...
April 12, 2018 - The Cat Tavern -  Plogging Run

April 12, 2018 – The Cat Tavern – Plogging Run

We return to The Black Cat Tavern on 12th and participate in Philly Plogging Week! The Black Cat Tavern on 12th is 5.09 miles, http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1367536012 from the Fishtown Beer Runners’ start location at Palmer Park located at Frankford Ave & East Palmer, http://fishtownbeerrunners.com/when-and-where/ If you want to run longer this route is 5.96 miles from the Fishtown start...
April 19, 2018 - The Trestle Inn

April 19, 2018 – The Trestle Inn

April 26, 2018 -  Landmark Americana

April 26, 2018 – Landmark Americana

Since the Penn Relays starts today, we are running toUniversity City, which is about a 10 minute walk from Franklin Field. Landmark Americana will also be extending their happy hour specials for us and they will have their patio open! Landmark Americana U-City is 4.64 miles, http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2024837980 from the Fishtown Beer Runners’ start location at Palmer Park at Frankford...
March 01, 2018 - 2nd Story Brewing

March 01, 2018 – 2nd Story Brewing

This week at 2nd Story Brewing, Becca Little from Back on My Feet will be registering people for the upcoming 5-miler on March 24th. We hope you’ll consider joining the BeerRunners team. https://www.facebook.com/events/1776331162668398/ 2nd Story Brewing Company is 2.28 miles, http://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/1937662121 from the Fishtown Beer Runners’ start location at Palmer Park located at Frankford Ave & East Palmer...
March 08, 2018 - Fette Sau - PA Special Olympics Fundraiser

March 08, 2018 – Fette Sau – PA Special Olympics Fundraiser

  This Run is supporting the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania. Fette Sau is offering FBR $5 wristbands which will get you happy hour prices on food and drink. In addition, Fette Sau will donate $1 for every beer sold! There will be raffles plus a beer ring toss game, more info to come on that...